get tired of (something)

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get tired of (something)

1. To become bored of something. I don't want to get tired of pizza, so let's get something else every once in a while.
2. To become exceedingly wearied or exasperated by something. I've gotten so tired of doing my boss's errands. If something doesn't change soon, I'm going to quit! I was all gung-ho about this graduate program when I first began, but I must admit that I've gotten tired of the endless lectures.
See also: get, of, tired

be/get tired of something/doing something

be/get bored or annoyed with something/doing something: We got tired of the country and we moved into town.I’m tired of listening to his complaints.
See also: get, of, something, tired
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I own I was getting tired of listening--when she burst out plain again, in that one horrid word--Oh, miss, don't be impatient
Coulson, who was getting tired of his part, suddenly sat up, and a soberer man had never occupied that particular chair in the Bal Tabarin.
One could stand and look down upon it for a week without getting tired of it.
In the early days, made sceptical by the trials of friendless life, she used sometimes to ask anxiously: "You don't think, my dear, that Mr Verloc is getting tired of seeing Stevie about?
friend Ned, you are getting tired of this journey under the sea; you are surfeited with the incessantly varying spectacle of submarine wonders.
We've got no tea nor butter," said the old woman, with something like a scowl, as if she were getting tired of coaxing.
Tom is encouraged by a remark or two of the guard's between the puffs of his oily cheroot, and besides is getting tired of not talking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Even Frances McDormand admits she's getting tired of collecting trophies for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" but she picked up one more from a group near to her heart.
Answering a question about whether he has thought about returning to painting - the career he started in his late teens - he said: "Yeah, a lot, and a lot lately because I'm getting tired of acting.
I was telling the players to keep working hard but I was getting tired of saying it and they were getting tired of listening.
Rita Ora is trying to tempt boyfriend Calvin Harris back to the UK after getting tired of flying across the world to see him.
Reports says that West is getting tired of the constant press that surrounds Kardashian and "he's not as tight with her as he was.
I AM getting tired of this pounds 25million 'black hole' Blues keep bleating on about.
ALTHOUGH I admire Heather Mills McCartney for all she has done in her support for those who have also lost limbs, I am getting tired of hearing her whine on about how hard done by she thinks she is.
People that's law abiding people is getting tired of being pushed around by the thugs and thieves and dope dealers.